MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Miami Dolphins linebacker Kiko Alonso will be a little lighter in the pocketbook, after a big hit he put on Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco last Thursday night.

While Alonso did not get tossed from the game after what defensive coordinator Matt Burke referred to as a “bang-bang” play, he was fined $9,115 by the league, according to Armando Salguero of the Miami Herald.

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As noted by Salguero, Ndamukong Suh will not be fined for putting his hand on the throat of backup Ravens quarterback Ryan Mallett.

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The throat grab happened as Mallett rushed at Suh after a play. Suh said after the game, “He came at me and tried to attack me, and I’m protecting myself.”

Apparently, the league office agrees.

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